The most important thing is that you are reading for at least 20 to 30 minutes a day.
You can also have a go at some of these activities:
- Read aloud to as many different people as you can from the newspaper, a book, a website etc. Perhaps you read a page, then they read a page. Use your best expression and put on some voices to entertain them!
- Read aloud in a ‘character’ voice from a story
- Draw a story map to help retell a story you know or are reading
- Make stick puppets to retell a story and perform the puppet show to your family
- Find and list words that rhyme
- Draw and label a scene from your favourite part of a story
- Collect inspiring ideas from reading for your own writing – phrases or words
- Find out something new from a non-fiction book – share facts with your family
- Write a blurb for a book you like or character description from the story
Ask an adult to pick a square at random. Can you hold a discussion about the book you are currently reading?
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